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Between the Lines – WWI poetry alive!

Between the Lines is a passionate play about the war to end all wars. A keeper of the graves in an old war cemetery is compelled to unravel a 100 year mystery.

Between the Lines was written for schools. The aim was to create a short piece to bring First World War poetry to life for young people. The main character is a sixteen year old boy, Joe, who lies about his age so he can join up.

With just one actor, the play features a fast-moving variety of characters and locations. Poems dramatise what the characters are feeling, but also place them in a context that helps to cast new light upon them.

It is aimed at students from Year 7 upwards.

Contact name
Simon de Deney
Contact email
simon@newcompany.org.uk
Contact telephone
07958 673543
Contact website
http://newcompany.org.uk/outreach/
Venue
Your school!

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